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Illinois Divorce Finances: The Value of the Collaborative Process

Illinois Divorce Finances: The Value of the Collaborative Process

As Illinois divorce finances continues to mount, both parties tend to question their current path. Ultimately, a lengthy litigation entails expensive financial considerations. Sometimes, both parties walk away with a fraction of their initial net worth. Additionally, the courtroom battle presents an exhaustive approach on the emotional spectrum, too. However, Mediation and the Collaborative Divorce …

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Child Custody in Illinois: How Laws Dictate Parenting Decisions

Child Custody

Since 2016, child custody in Illinois faced a rebranding to “parental responsibilities”. Similarly, the term “visitation” changed to “parenting time”. In general, Illinois presumes that both parents are “fit” to share parental responsibility and time. Particularly, research demonstrates that mutually involved parents benefit their children. Naturally, there are situations where this is not always the …

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DIY Divorce: The Challenge of Self-Representation in Family Law

DIY Divorce The Challenges of Self-Representation in Family Law Bruckner Hernandez Legal Solutions, LLC

While DIY divorce is certainly allowed under Illinois law, family law presents numerous challenges towards self-representation. To help you along the way, here are 10 things you must know when conducting DIY divorce. 1) You Can Represent Yourself in a DIY Divorce Firstly, some parties are eligible for a “joint simplified dissolution” procedure. However, even …

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